The idea of mixing and matching traditional TV--or at least traditional IPTV--with online video is taking off in Europe. Swedish telecom and IPTV service provider Com Hem plans to launch a multiscreen service to 1.74 million households this spring using TiVo, and in Germany, smart TV app Panorama TV is attracting millions of views.
Connected TVs from consumer electronics manufacturers such as LG, Samsung and Sony will be in 87 million U.S. homes, according to a Parks Associates study commissioned by interactive program guide technology developer Rovi.
More than 18 million U.S. households had a smart TV at the end of 2011, and rising adoption of this device, combined with changing entertainment consumption habits, creates new challenges for pay-TV providers.
Yet another reported Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) smart TV sighting has the Internet abuzz. According to the Cult of Mac, the long-awaited connected TV is similar in appearance to existing Cinema Displays,
Smart TV app publisher Flingo, which in February announced it raised $7 million in a funding round led by VC firm August Capital, today said it added another $1 million to the total with the help of
Got a connected TV? Or, a connected device that connects your TV to the Internet? Join the crowd. New research from Leichtman Research Group says that 38 percent of all U.S. households now have at
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) had its big party for the new iPad and refreshed Apple TV last week, but someone forgot to remind the company to put the rumored iTV on the guest list. But, at risk of becoming
Canada's Rogers Communications and BCE are in talks with Apple--and even may be trialing the rumored HD smart TV--to become Canadian launch partners. The product reportedly integrates Siri, Apple's
Smart TV app publisher Flingo has scored $7 million in a Series A funding round led by August Capital. The company said the money will be used to help it expand it device footprint--it's already
Apple's inexorable march toward delivering an HD television to the market took another step forward with the report that the company has filed a new patent for a touchscreen remote control designed